Henry Yaple's Ski Bibliography

Henry M. Yaple, the chief librarian at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., spent 11 years assembling a massive bibliography of skiing. The goal was to list every book, dissertation, film video and piece of software published on skiing, in English, between 1890 and 2002.

The resulting two-volume work, comprising 732 pages, was published by ISHA in 2004. It lists more than 7,000 items.

How to Use Ski Bibliography

Information in Ski Bibliography can be found through multiple access points.

SUBJECT INDEX: There are three subject indices: NORDIC, ALPINE and COMBINED. These indices are located in Volume I, xxiv-xxvi and Volume II, xxxi respectively. Citations in the NORDIC Index are concerned with skis and skiing where the skier's heel is not fixed or attached to the ski. Citations in the ALPINE Index are concerned with skis and skiing where the skier's heel is fixed or attached to the ski. Citations in the COMBINED Index concentrate primarily upon the business or industry of skiing, and may apply either to nordic skiing, alpine skiing or both.

The various sub-categories of the NORDIC, ALPINE and COMBINED indices are derived from the subject matter of the actual works listed. For example, there are works listed under NORDIC/Trails, ALPINE/Lifts, and COMBINED/Market Research.

The entries or citations in Ski Bibliography are numbered consecutively so that each entry has its own discrete or unique number. The numerical range of items are listed for each sub-category in the respective subject indices. For example, NORDIC/Autobiographies covers items 2 through 15. ALPINE/Film covers items 1487 through 2123, and COMBINED/Fiction covers items 4937 through 5166.

NORDIC Bibliography section contains all entries on nordic skiing from item 1 to 1137 in Volume I.

ALPINE Bibliography section contains all entries on alpine skiing from items 1138 to 4372 in Volume I.

COMBINED Bibliography section contains all entries from items 4373 to 7183 in Volume II.

Within the NORDIC, ALPINE, and COMBINED bibliography sections respectively, the subject sub-categories are arranged alphabetically, and the within each sub-category the entries are arranged chronologically by publishing or release date. Within each year, the entries are arranged alphabetically by author or by title if an author is lacking.

SERIALS Bibliography section is arranged alphabetically by title. This section of the bibliography contains entries from items 7,184 to 7,617 in Volume II.

AUTHOR Index contains a list of all authors, editors, illustrators, photographers, producers, directors, writers included in the bibliography. It is arranged alphabetically, and each name carries the number(s) of the citation(s) in the bibliography to which it refers.

TITLE Index contains a list of all titles included in the bibliography. It is arranged alpha-betically, and each title carries the number(s) of the citation(s) to which it refers in the bibliography.

e Primary Ksort descending Secondary Di Author 1 Title Publication Date Issue
3647 Alpine Video Enjoy Beginning Turns Alexandria, VA:PBS Video, 1976? VHS29 min.
3774 Alpine Video Lewis, Madeleine Skiing K Lorimar, Home Video, 1986 VHS20 min.
3900 Alpine Video Miller, Warren White Magic Hermosa Beach, CA:Warren Miller Entertainment, 1989 VHS 91 min.
4027 Alpine Video Feliu, Tom Spirit Of The Mountains 1993 VHS60 min.
4152 Alpine Video Barrymore, Dick The Golden Years Of Ski Films Franconia, NH:New England Ski Museum, 1997 VHS113 min.
4279 Alpine Video Geiger, Will Alaskan Monkey Business Juneau, AK: 2002 VHS30 min.
1230 Alpine Autobiography Johnson, Lloyd R. The Perfect Turn:Alta And My Ski Experience Salt Lake City, UT:Envision Press, 2002 124 p.
1353 Alpine Children Fabris, Andrew D. Learning To Ski Correctly And Its Impact On Safety And Enjoy Ashland, OH: Author, 1990 87 lvs.
1478 Alpine Equipment Warren, Guy C. Thermal Response Of Downhill Skis Hanover, NH:U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Cold Re 1989 40 p. illus.
1604 Alpine Film Winter Carnival Ottawa, Canada; Canadian Government Travel Burea 1948 16 mm. 11 mini.
1857 Alpine Film Pontiac Motor Division of Gen. Motors The French American Challenge Cup Races: Ski! Ski! New York: ABC Sports, 1969 16 mm. 60 min.
1983 Alpine Film Winter Park Ski Corporation Maryjane Los Angeles, CA:Maury Hurley Enterprises, 1976 16 mm. 16 min
2110 Alpine Film Emery, Shawn F. The Greatest Snow On Earth:The Utah Skiing Story Salt Lake City, UT: 1999 60 min.
2233 Alpine Guide Pennsylvania Travel Development Bureau Skiing In Pennsylvania Harrisburg, PA:Pennsylvania Department of Comme 1959 3 p. map
2360 Alpine Guide Barta, Vladimir Tatry: Zima, Sport, Krasa Bratislava: Sport, 1982 l v. mostly illustra
2486 Alpine Guide Federal Writers Program, New York City Skiing In The East: The Best Trails And How To Get There Temecula: Reprint Service, 1993 334 p. illus
2739 Alpine Mountaineering The Eagle Ski Club Handbook Uxbridge:Kings Hutchings 1933
2613 Alpine Handbook Casewit, Curtis W. The Skier's Handbook New York:Arco 1975 320 p. illus.
Alpine Mountaineering Baud, Philippe Les 3 VallEes Servoz, France:Vamos, 2003 256 p. illus.
2985 Alpine Racing United States Ski Team Alpine Training Manual Park City, UT:U.S.S.T., 1978